It's 20 years since Colin Firth emerged wet-shirted from a lake in the BBC's 'Pride and Prejudice'. Now we struggle to imagine a Darcy who isn't all sexy broodiness.
Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey are also shooting the threequel to the hit 2001 romcom
Colin Firth is believed to be returning to his role as Mark Darcy withPatrick Dempsey also on board
Egerton has signed on to play the lead in upcoming Robin Hood reboot Origins around the same time
'Stupid men are the only ones worth knowing after all' and the best of her other quotes
There are times when the film-of-the-book leads us back to the original text, either to re-live the story or to compare the merits of one medium to the other. Then there are times when a film adaptation is so profoundly dissatisfying that it demands recourse to the book.
A lot of literary fists were shaken at Michael Gove this week for his plans not to include English literature in the five core subjects for the proposed baccalaureate. While the language part of English will remain compulsory, with all its form-filling functionality, literature will be an optional subject alongside French, wood-work, and the rest.
The film's rating could put off older cinemagoers - its key audience
Fifteen years since The Edge of Reason, shocking extracts from Helen Fielding's new book reveal she has killed off Mark Darcy in the intervening period
The companion series will have an entirely new story and cast
12 Years a Slave, based on an 1853 memoir of a free black man sold into slavery, won the top prize at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight.
With his cut-glass English charm and endearingly chaotic manner (not to mention the floppy hair) Hugh Grant has proven himself every bit the leading man. But the actor was actually the 72nd person to be auditioned for Four Weddings and a Funeral, and the was the first to make it seem funny, Richard Curtis has revealed.
TV star Matthew Rhys has said he has no intention of competing with Colin Firth's smouldering portrayal of Mr Darcy when he appears in the role.
As if David Beckham didn’t have enough opportunities to show off his image, he is now said to be considering a film role in The Secret Service.
Bridget Jones is set to make a return. And judging by the new title of Helen Fielding's book our thirtysomething singleton still loves the boys. But not enough to put one on the cover.
The Good Life star Penelope Keith is returning to television in an adaptation of PD James's follow-up to Pride And Prejudice.